Brookshire Blvd at I-85 closed due to downed power lines, traffic lights

- Brookeshire Boulevard at Interstate 85 is shut down due to downed power lines and traffic lights in the roadway.

According to Charlotte-Mecklenburg police, an SUV hit a pole, which caused the lines to come down. 

NCDOT officials are not letting any cars through onto the interstate.

According to police, the I-85 ramps in both directions from Brookshire Blvd. will be closed for the remainder of the day.

Motorists are advised to avoid the area.

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